Decorated jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Mesaid

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 5 cm (7 1/2 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2630

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Tall, ovoid, D ware jar with a flat base, and a flat, everted rim. Incised lines near base. Decorated with the images of two boats with standards, fans etc, water, and palm fronds. Tubular lug handles. Would be a good MLN candidate.

Provenance

Mesaid [877 in photo B1755 but doesn't really match?]

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition